Arizona G&T Cooperatives
  • Benson, AZ, USA
  • 37.80
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Plan, direct, and control of the inspection, dismantling, diagnosis and repair of all instrument and electronic control equipment associated with steam-gas turbine generating units.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The minimum requirements of knowledge and previous experience necessary for an individual to be considered for this position.

  • High school diploma or recognized equivalent.

 

  • Satisfactory completion of a recognized instrument apprenticeship program and two years of experience at a journeyman level OR six years of journeyman level experience in instrumentation and control, theory and maintenance.
  • Extensive knowledge of the theory and practical application of electronic, pneumatic and electric control systems, and a basic understanding of power generation principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of standard practices, materials, tools and equipment in all phases of instrumentation and control systems for power plant operation or other industrial plants.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the installation and use of instruments and tools for testing, maintenance and repair of all types of power plant instrumentation equipment.
  • Ability to read, understand and work from prints, drawings, graphs, charts and instruction technical manuals to test and trace out electronics, electrical and pneumatic circuits, systems and to make necessary adjustments and repairs.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations as related to occupational duties.
  • Knowledge of PC's, PLC's and DCS programming and maintenance systems.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Prefer at least three to four years in solid-state electronic control systems.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Must frequently climb and lift.
    • Must frequently walk and stand for long periods of time.
    • Must occasionally work at heights.
    • Must occasionally kneel, stoop and balance.
    • Must have normal vision and hearing with or without.
    • Must use hands and arms to manipulate objects.
    • Must use keyboards, tools and other controls.
    • Must occasionally work in confined spaces.
    • Able to be respirator certified.

 

 

ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: The major activities for which this position is held accountable.

  • Perform the maintenance of all generating station control equipment to ensure the safe, efficient and economical operation of gas turbines, steam turbines, coal handling equipment, boilers and related auxiliaries in compliance with applicable regulations
  • Maintain and recommend changes and/or improvements in preventive maintenance and maintenance schedules to ensure reliability of equipment, machines and tools.
  • Recommend, promote and maintain safe working practices for equipment and personnel in compliance with Cooperative policies and procedures.
  • Accurately maintain, record and report maintenance accomplished in accordance with established procedures.
  • Properly care of, handle, use and return materials, parts, equipment, tools and supplies in accordance with established procedures.
  • Responsible for the proper setting, calibration and testing of all station electrical and electronic control equipment including drive units in the station as assigned.
  • Work with the Results Engineer as directed by Instrument Working Foreman in developing and ensuring the efficient operation of the station.
  • Responsible for expediting emergency repairs and operation of all assigned station instruments.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of work, storage and other areas as assigned.
  • Responsible for working with all composite instrument crew personnel as assigned.
  • Promote communication of information to Instrument Working Foreman as well as personnel under their functional direction.
  • Contact shift supervisors and others as required concerning operational clearances and related problems encountered.
  • Maintain, recommend and communicate changes and/or improvements in preventive maintenance and maintenance schedules to ensure reliability of equipment, machines and tools.
  • Ensure that drawings are kept up to date relative to current changes and work schedules in the station in compliance with established procedures.
  • Perform other occupational group related duties as required and for which qualified to perform safely.

 

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